In 2009 Jardine Engineering Corporation (JEC) was responsible for the design, supply and installation of a 16kW Photovoltaic (PV) System at the Chek Lap Kok Fire Station at the Hong Kong International Airport. The Airport Fire Station is supplied with power by the PV system and CLP Power’s grid system.
Photovoltaic (PV) System
The PV system consists of ninty six 170W monocrystalline PV panels. The panels were installed on the upper-roof of the Fire Station and their annual energy output is around 19,554 kWh. The panels are capable of reducing around 15,244 kg of Carbon Dioxide emissions per year.
Three 5.5 kVA grid connected type inverters were installed with the necessary associated control, protection, and monitoring systems in the Air- Conditioning (AC) Plant Room on the building roof. The grid-connected inverters have an anti-islanding function which can shut down the inverters within 0.2 seconds after a loss of power supply from the grid.